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noun [plural] uk   /ˌlɪt.ərˈɑː.tiː/  us   /ˌlɪt̬.əˈrɑː.t̬iː/
people with a good education who know a lot about literature: Her novels are popular with university literati, but they have failed to attract a wider audience.
Translations of “literati”
in Chinese (Traditional) 文人,學士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 文人,学士…
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